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Continental Hose Company No. 3, 229 Main St., will have a hoagie sale beginning at 9 a. m. Saturday. Advance orders and walkins are welcome. The cost is $ 6 per hoagie and varieties include regular, Italian, ham and cheese and turkey. All orders come with a beverage and chips. For more information, email fjackowiak@ hotmail. com.
The Old School Jeepers Club’s jeep run to benefit Toys for Tots from Advance Auto at the Cressona Mall is set for 9 a. m. to 11 p. m. Saturday. The entrance fee is one toy per person or $ 10. Donations will be given to Schuylkill County Toys for Tots. At 3 p. m. participants will travel through parts of Schuylkill County with the end stop at Good Intent Hose Company, 12 Silverton Road, Llewellyn. The event will include a bonfire and demonstration by Chief Wyar with his K9 partner, Bas. Entertainment will be by Bark at the Moon from 9: 30 p. m. to 1 a. m. For more information, email mmbutler67@ verizon. net. The fire company will also have a meat bingo with doors opening at noon Nov. 18 and bingo from 1 to 4 p. m. The cost is $ 20; the kitchen will be open. For more information, call 570- 544- 9974.
The Good American Hose Company, 738 E. Mahanoy Ave. will have a soup sale beginning at 11 a. m. Saturday. The cost is $ 6 per quart and $ 3.50 per pint. The variety includes beef vegetable, otato, chili, chicken rice, chicken noodle and ham and bean. Maryland crab soup will also be available at $ 8 per quart and $ 4.50 per pint. To order or for more information, call 570- 773- 3473.
The Mcadoo Fire Company will hold Operation Santa Claus throughout the Mcadoo area and surrounding communities it protects, beginning Dec. 6 and concluding Dec. 9. To schedule Santa to visit your home, call Tony at 570- 929- 2642 to make a reservation. Reservations will close Nov. 29.
The Black Creek Township Recreation Committee will hold its annual Christmas tree lighting Dec. 2 in front of the township office building, near the recycling center in Rock Glen. There will be refreshments and Santa will arrive with treats for children. For more information, call Lori at 570384- 3674.
The Ringtown Area Library will celebrate # Givingtuesday and pledges to “Give Back on Giving Tuesday.” This year, # Givingtuesdays will be on Nov. 27 and will start the giving season by “inspiring people to collaborate and give back,” according to a press release. This # Givingtuesday, the Ringtown Area Library will celebrate giving by giving back to donors. # Givingtuesday is a global day of giving that “harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide,” according to the release. When donating $ 25 or more to the Ringtown Area Library on # Givingtuesday, the library will return the favor and give you a free gift — choice of an Old White Church art print, a set of three Old White Church greeting cards or a Ringtown Library stemless wine glass. Those who donate $ 50 or more can choose any two gifts while supplies last. Those interested in joining the Ringtown Area Library’s # Givingtuesday initiative can visit www. ringtownlibrary. org.
The Shenandoah Area Free Pub
lic Library, Washington and Main streets, recently acknowledged the following memorials: For Ermano Agosti by Marty and Maryann Kelly; for Beatrice Malloy by a friend. The library also acknowledged a donation of “Pennsylvania’s Coal and Iron Police” in honor of the retirement of Trooper Michael Breznik by Dennis Mal
lams and Debbie Jones. People may buy copies of the book “Lithuanians in America” at the library.
A dine- out fundraiser to support the Polish American Fire Company is set for 7 a. m. to 2 p. m. Nov. 24 at the Vernalis Restaurant, South Main Street. A portion of the eatery’s sales during those hours will be donated to the company. All are welcome.